Obituaries 5/2/19


Lillian C. Reider
Lillian C. Reider 74, of Orange Park, Fla. passed away December 22, 2018. She was originally from the Wheeling, West Virginia area but moved to Orange Park, Florida in the early 1980’s.
She had a public school teaching career that spanned more than three decades, teaching at numerous Clay County public schools. She is a published author of a guide which focuses on teaching methods for children with learning disabilities. She was very proud to see her book come to fruition after many years and her life’s passion was helping disadvantaged children to learn and become independent.
She was a huge Pink Floyd fan for most of her life and enjoyed attending their concerts. She was a longtime member of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution and had also previously been a member of both Grace and St. Margaret’s Episcopal churches in the Orange Park area.
She is survived by her brother Thomas Waddell, sons Douglas Klingensmith, Robert Reider and granddaughter Katharine Klingensmith. A small memorial is planned to remember her at the Ronnie Van Zant Park, Friday May 3rd around 2pm.

Bertha J. Pate

Bertha J. Pate, 85 of Middleburg, Florida passed away Monday, April 15, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born in California to the late Charles and Jennie Blunt. She enjoyed painting and gardening. She loved bird watching and watching game shows.
Besides her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, James E. Pate and son, Michael.
She is survived by sons, Albert, David, Richard and Steve; daughters, Rachael, Michelle and Jina; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Visitation was Friday, April 19, 2019 at Watts Funeral Home, 720 South San Mateo, Fl. 32187 10- 12 PM. Graveside Service followed at Holly Hill Memorial Park in Middleburg, Fl. Memories and condolences may be shared with her family online at

Roy Keith Childers, Jr.
Roy Keith Childers, Jr., 55, of Fleming Island, FL, passed away April 26, 2019
Broadus Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000

Donald D. Clark
Donald D. Clark, 83, of Orange Park, FL, passed away April 24, 2019
Broadus Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-400

John Collier

Collier, john Our beloved uncle peacefully passes away on April 27, 2019. Memorial donations may be made in John's name to Community Hospice.


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